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Feb 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
well for new orleans when it came to recovery for hurricane katrina, every time i go back, the city really looks like it's recovering, this is a huge black eye, the world is watching, all of a sudden in the middle of the biggest game of the year, the biggest sporting game of the year, the power goes out and the momentum of the game changes. this is not good for the city. i love the city. i'm just being honest, mark? >> no. and we've had an incredible week here. it has been one incredible week this city has been looking forward to since the recovery from carekatrina. they wanted the people to come back, it's been a festive atmosphere throughout. you have to wonder, where will this go. the aging infrastructure of this facility itself, it's been through massive renovations since katrina, we damaged it, remember the rooftop damage we saw here. a lot of renovation in the stadium, and now the questions will be asked, not necessarily about the city but the facility isself. and we're waiting to here, like everybody else why this happened. why during the second half of the biggest game of the year,
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 9:00pm PST
let's get to work. >> here is the main story we are following tonight on cnn, from new york city, across new england, up to ontario, deep snow fall, hurricane force winds now, plenty of cleaning up and digging out. across several states, a half million homes are without power tonight. take a look at this accumulation in wallingford, connecticut. that is 44 inches! the the city of poston saw the snow reach 21 inches deep there. that is where a tragic accident happened. a teenager claimed into this car to get warm. the tail pipe was blocked, in the snow and the boy died in a matter of minutes. >> ems were coming out of the boy, at around this point, i got a look at his face. eyes rolled back in his head. i have seen that look before. >> this is part of the country recovering from hurricane sandy, one of the most devastating storms to hit the east coast. it isn't a new phenomenon, experts say our weather patterns are changing due to global warming. we dispatched a team of team of cnn reporters across the country and around the world to investigate, how bad can these storms become? a
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
yeah, if it hit a city, it would be a huge, huge impact. the truth is we have these things fly by us all the time. not this size but the day could come when we could have a visitor. >> what did you say? how long have they been tracking this one for? >> for more than 2 million miles. spotted way off in space out there, and in fact, you will not be able to see it with your naked eye. but if you had a pretty good telescope, you would be able to see a pinpoint of light passing by on february 15th. >> keep it a pinpoint of light, it never needs to get any closer than that. >> astronomer. >> he's just a magician. >> thank you very much. you can always follow what's going on here in "the situation room" on twitter, tweet me @wolfblitzer. "erin burnett outfront" starts right now. >>> "outfront" next, a monster blizzard slamming the northeast. starting in new york, it's going to be feet, not inches, of snow. plus we're going to go to boston which has been getting pummeled throughout the day. there have been dramatic and draconian actions with the governor saying you're going to go to jail if
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 4:00am PST
potential for more snow and more cities impacted in the southeast. southeastern areas of new england maybe from the cape in toward long island up toward the cape and islands, this kind of area into southern maine. we'll see what happens with this computer model, randi at this point. >> thank you very much. >>> much more ahead this hour. here is a look at what we have coming up. >>> an iconic mayor has died, but a new film gives his life memory. >> this belongs to me. >>> it's the mystery that haunts america. why the parents of jon benet ramsey were not put on trial despite an apparent indictment. >>> his goal to make others' lives more public. so why is mark zuckerberg obsessed with privacy? my interview with the author who inspired the award-winning movie "the social network." for those nights when it's more than a bad dream, be ready. for the times you need to double-check the temperature on the thermometer, be ready. for high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer. be ready with children's motrin. your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but th
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 12:00am PST
happen again. >> people and cities once safe. now in the eye of the fury. >> i see the weather changing. absolutely. >> is this the era of the superstorm? >> water level is rising substantially. >> and are we ready? >> if this wall had been here -- >> for the next one? >> i've been telling everybody, the big flood is coming. we better start building the ark. >> living near the ocean, there's always that chance that the ocean is going to come take away everything that you've got. but never did i imagine that this was going to happen to me and my family and my community. >> even now, given all that has happened to him and his family, it is still hard for nick camerada to understand it all. he has lived here, along the shores of staten island, for two decades, with his wife and four boys. back in 2011, camerada survived hurricane irene. so he paid close attention to reports of another potential hurricane headed his way in late october. >> it's been a very fickle storm, but it's going to be sucked in here, into the northeast somewhere. >> we were all hoping that the storm was going to blow
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 12:00am PST
koch. as brash as the city he led. >> i changed the city of new york. i gave people back their morale. >> his own words, a true american oerm. >> plus, game on. our super bowl preview, the big game, the big hits. cnn's rachel nichols and pat o'brien cover it all. >> also, this just in. jennifer lawrence, wait, she's approaching at high speed. >> that's what i'm talking ability. >> thank goodness. this is breaking news. >> after thursday's electrifying entrance, the two-time oscar nominee brings back the drama and her director, david o. russell. >> i have been terribly blessed. >> and she reveals what she thinks of me. >> we were texting. i said i had to be here. i said, i'm going to be on piers morgan with you, and his reply was, ooh, we're so cool. >> this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening. on a day of a deadly attack on a u.s. embassy in turkey and rising protests against egypt, the changing of the guard in the state department paused to pay tribute to ed koch, the mayor of new york died of congestive heart failure at 88. he ran the city he loved for three terms. he
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 1:00pm PST
, targeting innocent people in this city and in this region. yesterday, leaders from throughout the region, including leaders from businesses and unions, government, law enforcement and community groups, came together to pool resources and protect our core value of public safety. collectively, this group, led by my office, is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. we will not tolerate anyone undermining the security, the tranquility of our neighborhoods, and our communities. we will not tolerate this reign of terror that has robbed us of the peace of mind that residents of southern california deserve. we will not tolerate this murderer remaining at large. authorities from los angeles,er vine, riverside, the fbi and other agencies are working together to bring this ordeal to an end. let me say this, some of you have heard me say this over the last 7 1/2 years again and again and again. we're as safe as we are, we're safer at any time since the 1950s. in no small part because the lapd, the sheriff's department and the law enforcement agencies o
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 1:00am PST
more than 50% of the entire total population who died in new york city during hurricane sandy in october. this borough was devastated. staten island is used to being ignored because it's the smallest borough and it is not being ignored anymore. they're doing a great job of clearing this street so looks like they've had about 8 to 10 inches. the winds haven't been that heavy compared to connecticut, massachusetts and rhode island and a lot of people here who were anxious before this are breathing a sigh of relief. right here you can see there were many houses in this block that were destroyed. this was a house when hurricane sandy came through and no longer is. it is rubble. the house right next door was heavily damaged and people have been busily repairing it hoping to move in this week. it looks like they won't be able because they were afraid of the blizzard and hope to move in monday they were telling us. they've had a lot of tough times lately. they're very grateful at this point it doesn't appear the storm is as serious in this particular area as they thought it would be, br
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 1:00am PST
, other egyptian cities seeing eruptions of violence. people in parts of the country living under a 30-day curfew. pressure apparently building on egypt's government two years after demonstrations toppled the last one. ben wedeman as he was during that uprising, tonight, he joins us from there. friday is usually a big day for protests in the middle east, a day of prayers, people in the mosques and come out and protest. what are you seeing out there tonight? >> reporter: this week it wasn't just friday, it was all week long we had protests and clashes. what we saw, we were outside at the palace, basically the egyptian white house, where initially it was a peaceful demonstration, a mixed crowd of christians and muslims, religious and secular, young and old, very peaceful, but when the sun went down, those molotov cocktails were thrown over the wall. we saw young men firing fireworks over the wall as well. and the egyptian police eventually responding with tear gas and water cannons. i think one of the most disturbing images that has come out of there is these pictures broadcast live on e
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 1:00am PST
information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. >> the city of los angeles offering a hefty reward after days of fruitless searching in the san bernardino mountains for a rogue excop. christopher dorner allegedly killed three people before disappearing. every lapd officer is a potential target in his self-declared vendetta against the police force. 50 officer and their families are getting around the clock protection until donor is caught. even tonight's grammys had extra security just in case. >>> and 30 people have been crushed to death in a stampede in india. officials say people were crowding a rail station during one of the biggest religious festivals of the year. the stampede happened after someone fell from a platform bridge in ala habad. >>> a lot of people in the new england blizzard zone spent their day doing just this, getting ready for tomorrow's commute. more than 300,000 homes still without electricity right now. cleanup crews from pennsylvania to maine are working overtime to clear highways and city streets by the morning rush hour. tonight, though, we're tracking a weathe
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
organizations, law enforcement groups, the city, lots of people banding together, showing just how important this effort is to the city of los angeles. here's what the police chief and the mayor had to say at that news conference. >> this is an act, and make no mistake about it, of domestic terrorism. this is a man who has targeted those that we entrust to protect the public. his actions cannot go unanswered. a society is defined by what it values. and we value our law enforcement family. >> our confidence that we will bring him to justice is up shaken. this search is not a matter of if, it's a matter of when. and i want christopher dorner to know that. >> reporter: law enforcement officials have not released until now the identity of the police officer who was killed allegedly by christopher dorner on thursday in livriverside, california. he is michael crane, 34 years old, officer with the riverside police department. an 11-year veteran of that police department. also a veteran of two tours in kuwait, with the u.s. marine corps. he leaves behind a wife and two children. martin? >> casey wia
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
, combative, confrontational and brash mayor, and the people of new york city loved him. we'll tell you about that, straight ahead. christine. >>> and the first jobs report of 2013 released in an hour and a half. the numbers for you, what it means for the health of the economy and the jobs market. >> and the defense secretary nominee on the defensive. chuck hagel grilled on capitol hill. did he blow his shot to convince lawmakers that he's the right man for the job? >> friday, february 1st, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. breaking news, we start with. two people have died, several people wounded in explosion that has taken place outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey. chris lawrence joins us from the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. not much information right now. turkey authorities are responding to that scene, trying to collect more information. the blast happened just a short while ago, some. news reports out of that area, saw a big flash, heard a big bang. reports of several people wounded near a side gate of the embassy. we're wai
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 12:00am PST
, in comparison to cities like chicago? what's your view on the debate? >> i believe the constitutional amendment to really address the issue. when we're doing like we are doing it a little bit at a time and the united states supreme court has a tendency to strike down what we do, washington, d.c. banned guns in the united states supreme court said you can't do it. the only true way to do it is a constitutional amendment. but until that happens, it's difficult. you want to do what you can. and what's currently on the table is semiautomatic guns to ban them. as everybody says you don't shoot a deer with a semiautomatic. >> the gun rights people say you can't do this. i'm entitled to have a semiautomatic firearm. >> no, we don't think so. the court will have to ultimately decide that, but nunl of the cases have said you're entitled to a semiautomatic. under his theory, they're entitled to a cannon. >> yep. does it depress you that even following a massacre that we saw at sandy hook school, there's still so many americans who want no change at all on guns? >> well, they're n
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 11:00am PST
line. >> it looks like we have arms or the outer bands of a hurricane approaching new york city. not a hurricane, but we will have hurricane winds with this coming up, brooke. >> i'm coming back to you. we'll talk about the dense northeast, tens of millions of people, many of whom lived through sandy. first, the good news. skiers who planned trips right before the valentine's day weekend here, those folks, you called it right. as we look at these pictures from maine, do keep in mind those winds are going to whip. and before this thing is over, you will have zero visibility, snow blowing sideways, deep, deep drifts, that sort of thing. want to talk about boston. look at this. this is -- you can't see it, it is fenway park. you'll recognize fenway if there wasn't snow and ice on the lens of this camera. snow started there right around 9:30 this morning. and we're hearing boston could break its all time snow record. the all time record set in either 1978 in that deadly winter storm, blamed for dozens of deaths, or more recently in 2003. take your pick. 27 inches each time. boston,
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
busy. i know you have been inside this whole time watching us outside. what do you think the city's response has been so far to the blizzard? >> it's been great. they have given us a lot of notice and the signs on the highways and the emergencies on the internet and other signs across the city. it's been -- they have prepared us well. >> i know you guys also stocked up on supplies. earlier, some of the supermarkets in the city were running out of milk, running out of bread. i think you have plenty of other types of supplies to keep you busy. >> we might have other supplies to keep us busy, but we are also, you know, do have supplies and water and things like that. but you know, we are trying to realize that we will be here for the weekend and trying to make sure we have everything that will keep us sustainable through that time period. >> they were telling me earlier, anderson, they hadn't seen snow like this in a few years? >> long time. >> a few years, gut obviously, we still have a lot more to go before the night is over. >> jason, we'll be checking with you. we'll be on the air for two h
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 8:00am PST
the biggest sporting event in the country. what it means to the city, how it became such a cultural phenomenon and so much more. join us for kickoff in new orleans. tomorrow afternoon, 4:00 p.m. eastern. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining us today. happy super bowl sunday. i can't wait. "cnn newsroom" continues right now with ashleigh banfield. >>> that is one excited anchor, carol costello, i know you love your football. i'll be thinking about you on sunday. hi, everybody, it's good to have you with us. i want to take you straight to wall street. big, big story happening. stocks are surging. and i don't mean just surging, i mean to new heights. heights we haven't seen in five years. the dow hitting 14,000, just a short time ago and that's for the first time since october 2007. yes, you can say hooray. today's rally thanks in part to the january jobs report which just came out this morning. alison kosik at the new york stock exchange. i can assume there's quite a bit of activity going on. what's it like down there? >> well, believe it or not, there was no reaction whe
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am PST
different cities around the world, where our embassies and consulates are, we rely on host governments, on security forces, on the militaries and police forces in host countries so it's a joint responsibility, and obviously the state department will have to look into this and try to determine who is responsible. >> nicholas burns, former ambassador, thank you so much for joining us this morning. we'll have much more from turkey later on ins in ns s i"cnn news" >>> the colorful mayor of new york city has died, much beloved. his signature line? >> am i doing all right? am i doing okay? >> yeah, we remember that, the 88-year-old koch had been in and out of the hospital recently. he died of congestive heart failure. his funeral will be monday in a synagogue near central park. koch served three terms as mayor starting in 1978. he later found a new rule for his jubilant combative personality on the people's court and hosted a radio show and never left his beloved hometown. let's bring in john berman in new york, so what will be the mayor's political legacy you think? >> carol i don't think you c
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 2:00am PST
enormously fine job. he's brought new york city to the point now, under me, because when i came in, we were at the point of bankruptcy. i'm not speaking for my predecessors and those who killed the city, inclauding the unions. but the high murders was 2,500 a year. now it's about 400. when you saw the atoimt of chuck hagel you were outspoken. >> fistly, i don't think he's anti-semitic. i have no basis for saying that. i do believe he's hostile to israel, but he has a right to his position. tom friedman, his first sponsor that i read in his column said he is not mainstream. this is tom friedman who is advocating hagel. then his opponents say he's not main treatment. why would you want a guy who's not mainstream in charge one of the biggest appointments, the defense department. if you don't believe in sanctions and you don't believe in war, what do you think we should do as it relates to stopping iran from getting the nuclear bomb? he believes that there should be much greater light distance, separation between israel and the united states. so as to make the arab countries more frien
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 2:00am PST
. because like you said the people suffered here so much. staten island is only 5% of new york city but had more than half the deaths from hurricane sandy, 23 people died here. there are still an estimated 1400 people who are homeless. i was here three months ago because so many homes were damaged. this right here was a home. and you can see it is rubble and it has stayed rubble. this next door was heavy di damaged however they're rebuilt it. the family that rebuilt was hoping to move in but because of the blizzard they had to stop the work. there was so much concern in staten island because of what happened three months ago, just a couple of blocks away from here. a woman had her two children. her car was blown offer the road and she couldn't hold on to them. they found them later, 2 of the 23 that died and there still is to this day but as a matter of fact across the street you see that tent, people aren't living in that tent. it has been put up to provide hot feels for homeless people. when this started there were people who were homeless from sandy having luncheon side that tent
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
. a city deeply embarrassed by the power blackout that interrupted potentially could have changed the course of the super bowl. this is much more than a sports story. it's raising very serious questions about the city's readiness to host big events. cnn's brian todd is in new orleans for us. he's got the very latest on this investigation on what happened during that blackout. brian, what are you learning? >> reporter: wolf, learning some incremental things about the investigation. how it's proceeding, how they're looking into it. and what's interesting is the two entries responsible for handling the power and electricity to the superdome, they're the ones handling it. at various times over the past less than 24 hours since this happened, both of them have said they essentially didn't do anything wrong. this was a dramatic event. starting right as the third quarter got under way in the superdome last night. we've got video of the lights going out. we've got the video of cbs sports which in tandem with showtime was doing a behind the scenes thing. for the show "60 minutes of sports.
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 1:30pm PST
throughout the city, you can see how easy that could happen. unfortunately, the young boy became overcome by carbon monoxide. they brought him outside of the car. the young boy was unresponsive. neighbors and paramedics tried to revive the boy. he went into cardiac arrest. and unfortunately a short time later, once he got to hospital, he was pronounced dead. incredibly tragic story and also a reminder, even though the storm has passed, there are still potentially dangerous situations that still remain behind the storm. and, in fact, i reached out to the mayor's office just about an hour and a half ago. the mayor's office releasing a statement saying, in part, the news of this tragic accident is a sad reminder that the danger of the storm is not over. our hearts go out to the family and their friends who are learning of this tremendously sad accident. and the mayor's office also putting out reminders, reminding people as they're coming out like you see in this neighborhood here, to clear out their cars. a lot of people willing to come out, because the travel ban was lifted a half
CNN
Feb 13, 2013 8:00am PST
requirements of the reward? >> that would be determined by the city attorneys that are involved. the issuance of a reward, again, is for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of an individual. this is sort of an unusual circumstance. certainly there was information that was provided that was very beneficial yesterday, and that will be examined and evaluated by the people who deal with the rewards. the los angeles police department does not issue rewards. so, we are not in the reward business. those are outside entities that issue those rewards, in an effort to support the investigation. >> beyond the emotional and psychic toll of losing officers and deputies, has there been any calculation of the financial cost of all this? >> yeah. not as yet. i don't have any cost estimates in terms of what this particular investigation has cost to this point. i'm sure at some point those figures or an estimate will come out. [ inaudible question ] well, our investigation will continue, again, until the investigators have been able to bring their case to a conclusion. and a lot of tha
CNN
Feb 16, 2013 8:00am PST
443 victims killed last year in gun violence in the city were under 18. he mentioned hadiya pendleton, the teenager gunned down a week after taking part in obama's inauguration festivities. >> what happened to hadiya is not unique. it's not unique to chicago. it's not unique to this country. too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> the president said children from violence-laden opportunities need help to get ahead. >>> this week, a meteor shower, asteroid, and now a fireball? this happened in the bay area last night. folks in that area say it looked like a shooting star. cnn does not know the source of the lights, but we are efforting an official statement for you. [ crash ] >>> first it was a flash across the sky and sonic booms. now the cleanup begins a day after that pakistani lar meteor -- spectacular meteor blast shook russia. people are trying to repair the damage. more than 1,000 have been injured, most from shattered glass. phil black is in the area where this happened. how much damage are we talking about, and what's the cost look like? >> reporter
CNN
Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm PST
. >> get in here and change the city. make it safe for us to walk down the street every day. >> we lost seven children this year. enough is enough. >> i really, really hope somebody can stop this. >> you can expect this to happen every single night. >> these conditions are killing our children. >> all of us need to step up. >> this is truly unacceptable. >> we need help. we're crying out for help. >> enough is enough. >> those sound bites extend back to 2007. for six years, everyone has been saying enough is enough. but still, the killing here continues. we'll take a look at why it's happening. we'll start with president obama who came here today for the first time in his administration to specifically address the heart ache and offer answers. that part from ted rowlands. >> hello, chicago. >> reporter: president obama spoke just a few miles from both his chicago home and from where 15-year-old hadiya penned elton was murdered. >> what happened to hadiya is not unique, not unique to chicago, not unique to this country. too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> not unique
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Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
tonight because of this blizzard. it is dumped already several inches of snow on the city. there is much more to come here before in the overnight hours. i want to go to ellison's standing out there in manhattan. it looks a little calmer. it looks nice. >> reporter: you are looking at an impromptu snowball fight. started out with about ten people. the bars are getting out and everyone is rushing down the street running through it. the plows broken up and the fire department broke it up and they were serenaded with snowballs as well. having a lot of fun as best they can. >> serenaded by snowballs. i see a car and i know you have been driving around. we were talking earlier, with the governor, deval parick, in forcing a travel ban. you could not be on the roads after 4:00. what is the deal? why am i seeing cars? >> there are basically a few cars here and there but they are usually following emergency vehicle plows or people with plows of their own helping out. for the most part, other than vehicles like ours, i think people are not hitting the road. it is getting really bad. is pure w
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Feb 10, 2013 3:00am PST
be needed here in boston. >> fascinating. i know i'm from morning city and they just dump the snow in the hudson river. so we'll see what they did decide to do in boston. indra peterson, thank you so much and welcome aboard to cnn here for us in boston this morning. >>> good news if you're trying to get out of the northeast. all major airports are up and running today after more than 2,000 flights across the nation were canceled yesterday according to flight aware tracking. more than 5,000 have been canceled the entire weekend. that might mean some longer than usual wait times today. so bring a book. and a lot of patience. >>> power crews are working to restore electricity to some 400,000 people across nine states. massachusetts and rhode island were hit the hardest. >>> more than two dozen people will be waking up in a long island walmart this morning. road conditions became too dangerous for shoppers to leave during the blizzard, so walmart allowed them to stay. i guess they probably have plenty of things to eat and certainly tooth brushes. one customer said she threw in the towe
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Feb 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
the 3 foot level. new york city's airports resumed their services, but there's an airport here in connecticut. it's not getting -- it is still a mess. we're still -- defy con 5 in terms of the plowing. it has been a very, very difficult situation here, brianna. >> that's right. maybe the only saving grace, it happened on a weekend. but this is certainly something as you mentioned, ashleigh, will take days to recover from. thanks for that. >>> mean time, that urgent dragnet now in the mountains east of los angeles for a rogue ex cop with a vendetta against the lapd. christopher dorner's alleged killing spree began last sunday in irvine, where two people were shot and killed. one of them, the daughter of a police officer. dorner apparently then went to san diego for a couple days, and visited the naval base there. his wallet was found at the san diego airport. early thursday morning, he shot three cops allegedly. one in corona, two in riverside, one of them later died. thursday afternoon, dorner's burning truck was found near big bear lake in the san bernardino mountains, and cnn's
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Feb 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
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Feb 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
advantage of the snowfall, like this dog in kansas city, missouri. karen blue and her 75-pound english bulldog, duke, went sledding, a lovely time had by all. for more go to cnn.com, track the latest winter weather. a lot of you are shoveling. >>> u.s. military grounding its fleet of f-35 engine jets. because it's still in the developmental stage, winslow wheeler of the investigative nonprofit project on government oversight tells us we should expect more groundings. sadly, he says, this will probably mean the program is not canceled, it will keep going. he says the pentagon refuses to admit this thing is a failure. the pentagon says it's too early to assess the overall impact. >>> a law that would require gun owners to get liability insurance is gaining traction in several states. yesterday, connecticut governor dan malloy asked his sandy hook advisory council look into whether owners of firearms should be required to carry additional insurance. some believe this law would hamper second amendment rights, others believe it would prevent tragedies like sandy hook shootings. there are ho
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Feb 18, 2013 9:00am PST
articulated in this statement. for those of us that live here in los angeles, the city of los angeles county, it is hard to explain to people that live outside of this region how passionate lakers fans are. and the connection between the lakers and the city of los angeles. there's a pride. there's a confidence that the people actually experience through the success of the lakers over the years. and so, dr. buss not only created great sports, great entertainment, but i think he also helped to vitalize and revitalize the city at times where the fans sand the people really became part of the lakers. and helped kind of drive the success that happened on the court. >> and, jim, do we have any information -- do we know where we go from here? how is the family going to be celebrating, how are they going to be mourning, and how do they include this huge community that really wants to be a part of it? >> no, i don't have that information right now. but i don't think there's any doubt that the family is going to ensure that there's a way for the community to be involved, you know, in part of that comm
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Feb 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
gun violence. new york city police commissioner said "it's the president's hometown but barely a peep out of him." that is, until today. >> last year, there were 443 murders with a firearm on the streets of this city. and 65 of those victims were 18 and under. so that's the equivalent of a newtown every four months. >> that murder rate is higher than new york city's, which has three times the population of chicago. the president went on to say this is why his gun proposals in his words deserve a vote. "outfront," our contributor a writer for "the national review," and former white house press secretary bill burton and co-founders of pry arteries usa, a pro-obama super pack. community activists in chicago have been pleading for years for the president to come home and directly address gun violence. he's gotten a lot of criticism about his lack of talking on this issue. why has it taken him so long? >> i think the president has talked about these issues for a long time and sometimes the president addresses issues and the it's not in a big speech like he did today. but the president has
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Feb 1, 2013 9:00am PST
evidence that the lack of integration is partly because in many cities across europe white people are moving away from ethnically mixed neighborhoods. >> you can get a change that is quite dramatic in the character of an area, and here in london between 2001 and 2011, one-third of the white population has left. >> reporter: enormous demographic changes resulting in profound challenges like the so-called muslim patrols which the communities themselves are now trying to tackle. cnn, london. >>> we have live pictures here, breaking news happening out of cairo. this is actually taking place now. these pictures, these are the streets and they are erupting now, we understand, with water cannons and tear-gas, and this is outside the presidential palace, as the scene there is turning violent. we will have a live report out of cairo after this break. .... director's voice: cut it! ...what...what did i say? gecko? i said gecko? aw... for over 75 year...(laughs. but still trying to keep it contained) director's voice: keep it together. i'm good. i'm good. for over 75...(uncontrollable laught
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Feb 27, 2013 2:00am PST
. >> reporter: this is st. peter's square in the vatican city, the spiritual and governing seat of the roman catholic church. and it's here that tens of thousands of pilgrims gather to a wait the election of a new pope. and it's here behind me just in the corner in the vatican sistine chapel that the new pontiff is chosen. the sistine chapel was designed to be the papal chapel, one of the world's most famous balance riss. galleries. and it's here that the conclave of cardinals is held. 115 cardinals are expected to gather to invoke the holy spirit for assistance before electing a pope by secret ballot. they're cut off from the outside world will choose a leader. during the period of conclave, the cardinals will be staying in accommodation just over there. they will be pussed in. and on the first day of conclave, eligible cardinals may hold a vote. if there is no result, on subsequent days they will vote twice in the morning and twice in the afternoon. until someone receives a vote of two-thirds plus one. since the cardinals meet in isolation, the only way the public knows about the pro
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the north korean government. it shows a young man dreaming of a rocket attack on a city that looks like new york. it eventually shows the city in ruins with we are the world playing in the background. the state department says it won't dignify the video by speaking about it. >> this is better man's favorite story of the day. disney is expanding the gallon abs city far, far away. they announced a new star wars trilo trilogy. >> very excited about that. >> so now they've unveiled plans for two stand alone spinoff movies. each spinoff will be written around a specific character. they're scheduled to be released after episode 7 due out in the summer of 2015 with j.j. abrams, the man behind the new star trek movies, directing. >> so very excited about the new trilogy, but i'm worried the spinoffs may be diluting the brand and i'm curious which characters they'll choose to build around. >> maybe they'll hire you as a consultants. >> be nice. >>> we're counting down to what could be a landmark decision by the boy scouts of america on gays in the ranks. that's expected today. we have a liv
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Feb 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
row. the neighborhood around the hotel has changed over the decades but despite the city's best efforts of course the hotel remains a symbol of the area's dark past. >> thank you for calling the european style cecil hotel, the best affordable hotel in downtown los angeles. >> calling itself the premier choice of affordable downtown los angeles hotels, the cecil attracts mostly low income residents. in the' 50s and' 60s, it was known as a place where those at the end of their rope would end their life. it was the choice hide out for serial killer victor ramirez, he reportedly lived at the hotel for months. and another serial killer found -- and it's thought that the black da had lia hung out in the hotel before her murder. and now the decomposing body of tourist found in one of hotel's water tanks. guests were noticeably upset. >> wouldn't you if there was a dead body in the water you were using and drinking. >>. >> she chose the hotel despite the past. >> the shower was awful, when you turned on the tap, the water was coming black first. the 21-year-old's death just a mystery fo
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the president will be in chicago, a city plagued with some of the worst gun violence in the country. thanks for watching. as always, "anderson cooper 360" starts right now. >> good evening, everyone. welcome to a special day of "ac 360." every moment that mattered, the terror he inflicted to the flames that consumed his body. how authorities cornered him and why they failed to find him sooner. you're going to hear from the man who came face to face with the business-like dorner as he describes what might have been a fatal encounter on a lonely road just moments before gunshots erupted. later in the program, the empathy that's shocking to many but not to some for the allegations of institutional racism that dorner made bens the lapd. we'll talk to an ex-lapd officer who is horrified by what happened but not surprised. >>> federal, state and local authorities have been briefing reporters on the latest. sheriff john mcman identifying the identity killed, jeremiah mackay, a father of two children, a 7-year-old daughter and 4-month-old son. additional testing will be done to identify the
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Feb 12, 2013 8:00am PST
those. so that's the purpose of reexamining that. >> is the safety of the city being compromised in any way by stretching the thin blue line even further? >> no. the city is absolutely safe. we have talked several times about a procedure we call tactical alert, can allows us to rewill date resources from all over the city to where they are most needed. so with all of the additional resources, that are assigned directly to the investigation, the divisions that protect our communities are doing so and will continue to do so at an excellent job. >> if you determined it was him buying scuba gear what would be the implication for the investigation, do you all go underwater now? what are the implications? >> i don't know. at this time there's no telling why he was purchasing scuba gear. again, hopefully we will develop more information on that. yes? >>. [ inaudible question ] >> some are credible. and all of them will be looked at. obviously with 1,000 clues and tips you have to prioritize, so those that have more credence and more weight will be followed up on immediately. and others wil
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Feb 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
angeles police headquarters and its stations across the city remain under guard. the homes of more than 50 lapd families threatened in dorner's manifesto. >> we will capture dorner, we will bring him to justice. >> reporter: investigators say the axle on dorner's truck broke. he left weapons and camping gear behind, torching it all, perhaps a sign his plans went awry, forced to change course. in the mountains east of los angeles, some 600 cabins searched. that trail now cold. dorner sightings pouring in. a los angeles lowe's home store was emptied sunday after a false alarm. shoppers forced out single file. heavy police response. no dorner but plenty of frayed nerves. now, lapd saying their tactical alert has now been taken down for the moment at least because they have dosh they don't have so many calls around the dorner issue and they're able to handle everything but at the moment it's a huge expense for this agency to keep those 50 families under 24-hour protection. wolf. >> the prosecutor, the riverside county district attorney is briefing reporters. >> -- shot at in the city o
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Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
already have been freed because of the forced spending cuts? and i'll ask new york city mayor's michael bloomberg if he'll run for president in 2016. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >> let's begin today with the rally on wall street. major gains that can affect your retirement savings and more. dow jones industrials completely erased a steep drop earlier in the week. let's go live to felicia taylor in new york. what happened, felicia? >> ben bernanke in his testimony in washington basically saying that we are going to see quantitative easing through 2016. that's what the market is focused on. yes, we've got better than expected numbers on manufacturing and home sales but when they heard that ben bernanke still believes we aren't going to see unemployment drop to 6.5% until 2016, that means stimulus measures are going to be in place and that's what wall street wants to hear. wo wolf? >> the 14,060, the market had collapsed in 2009, as all of us know, because of the housing crisis. it was down at one point well below 7,000, approaching 6500 and now it's more than
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
york city to remember the 17-year-old one year after he was shot and killed by a florida neighborhood watchman, george zimmerman. trayvon's parents attended the vigil at union square and observed a moment of silence just a few moments ago in memory of their son. george zimmerman says he shot trayvon martin in self-defense and zimmerman remains in florida, where david mattingly is tonight with the latest. david, you are obviously in sanford where this tragic incident happened a year ago today. what's happening there? >> reporter: erin, what we saw happening here tonight was very similar to what we saw in new york, very similar to what might be happening in other parts across the country tonight. people gathering to remember trayvon martin and what that moment meant to them. and here of course, hitting home in so many ways, not just geographically but here, that case exposed very open raw sentiment within the african community here in this city, that the police department was not providing them with an equal system of justice. now today, the city of sanford has a new police
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Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
enough to tie up traffic yesterday. it dropped fewer than three inches on the city, nothing chicago can't handle. it was still the largest amount of snow this season. and enough to cause several accidents on several streets there and, of course, on the highways. now, chicago is not alone. look at this a multi-vehicle crash shut down part of interstate 80 in iowa. semi truck lost control, smashed into a cable barrier and then a charter bus smashed into the semi, slicing it in half. carrying the simpson college softball team. no one was hurt. one player tweeted an ainngel mt be watching over them. >>> people in this building thought it was an earthquake when sheets of snow is it started sliding off the roof. described it as the sound of a thund thunderous roar. wichita saw its second highest two-day snowfall total on record. >> is this what nupg can look forward to this weekend? karen mcginnis is tracking the storm for us. that could have been dangerous if someone had been walking on that street. >> that was from an ireporter, amanda slchlt aviana. she thought it was a hurricane at fi
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Feb 9, 2013 10:00am PST
cities getting more than 3 feet of snow. 65,000 customers across the region, they are without power. we're live in the storm zone and have a report straight ahead. >>> in chicago, first lady michelle obama is attending the funeral of a 15-year-old honor student and band majorette who was killed about a mile from the obamas' family home. hadiya pendleton was shot and killed while she and friends were trying to escape rain by seeking shelter in a children's park. the shooting happened just days after the teenager who always had a smile performed at the president's inauguration. a $40,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest. >>> he's considered armed and very violent. in los angeles, police are heading back up to into the air using helicopters to find the ex-cop they accuse of killing three people already. one of them is a police officer who dorner allegedly ambushed. billboards are up all over the place showing christopher dorner's face. he says that he wants revenge on those who unfairly, in his opinion, cost him his job. we're going to show you exclusive video of
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Feb 2, 2013 9:00am PST
that originated from a comment from the mayor of midland city, virgil skipper. so i spoke with him this morning about if he, indeed, heard the boy crying himself. so i said, have you been to the bunker? she said no, i haven't been past the barrier. did you speak with someone who heard the boy crying i asked him. he said no one told me that specifically. so that was speculation about this boy crying in a bunker fer his parents. he said you know he's crying. he's a 6-year-old boy. well, we know that he's 5, and that again is just an assumption that the boy is crying. we'll get more information from the authorities when this news conference starts in a few moments. miguel? >> such a crazy way this unfolded with the bus driver, incredibly brave bus driver, keeping this gunman from getting on the bus, letting 20-some kids out the back, this other young man taken by him. do we have any sense of a possible motive? >> reporter: this all started on tuesday when a school bus stopped in front of a road that leads up to the property owned by jimmy lee dykes. what we know from someone who lives
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Feb 23, 2013 3:00am PST
first tragic incident in a hotel way haunted past. >> reporter: in the city of the famous and those who would be famous, the cecil hotel is best known for its infamy. founded in the 1920s the hotel sits in downtown los angeles, a stone's throw from skid row. the neighborhood around the cecil changed over the decades. despite the city's best effort to gentrify it, the hotel remain as symbol of the area's dark past. >> thank you for calling the european-style cecil hotel. the best affordable hotel in downtown los angeles. >> reporter: calling itself the premiere choice of affordable downtown los angeles hotels, the cecil attracts mostly low-income residents. in the '50s and '60s, known as a place at the end of their rope would end their life. in 1985, the choice hideout for serial killer richard ramirez, convicted of killing at least 13 people throughout los angeles. ramirez reportedly lived at the hotel for months. also found kmpt at the cecil, jack may have killedship victims there and the actress known at black dahlia hung out in the hotel before her brutal murder in 1947, and now
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Feb 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
least three deaths. look at this. it's even dangerous after the storm blows away. in kansas city, the heavy wet snow is causing roofs to collapse. nobody was hurt in this building. but the snow is also bringing down tree limbs on to power lines. in kansas city thousands of people are reported without power. george, what's going on? >> reporter: this is par for the course here in the midwest. this is the second time in a week that this region has been hit by a big winter storm and as you mentioned it has proven to be deadly storm killing thee people and we see as crews try to clear these roads, unfortunately more snow is in the forecast here. snowplows hit the streets of kansas city tuesday to wage war against mother nature. this city on the kansas/missouri border could see up to a foot of snow from the massive blizzard before it ends. lindsay spent much of his day shoveling. >> heavy and wet and we're just trying to get it up. >> reporter: the heavy wet snow has made getting around difficult whether it's behind the wheel or on foot. most of these major interstate highways are passable throu
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hotel's haunted past. >> reporter: in the city of the fameows and those who would be famous, the seal is hotel is best known -- cecil hotel is best known for its infamy. sits in los angeles, a stone's throw from skid row. the neighborhood around the cecil has changed over the decades. but despite the city's best efforts to gentrify it, it remains a symbol of the area's dark past. >> thank you for calling the european-style cecil hotel. the best affordable hotel in downtown los angeles. >> reporter: calling itself the premier choice of affordable downtown los angeles hotels, the cecil attracts mostly low-income residents. in the '50s and '60s, it was known as a place where those at the end of their rope would end their life. in 1985, it was the choice hideout for serial killer richard ramirez, convicted of killing at least 13 people throughout los angeles. ramirez reportedly lived at the hotel for months. an austrian serial killer also found comfort at the cecil. jack underweeker may have killed prostitute victims there. it's even rumored that the actress known as black dahlia hun
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Feb 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
to have knocked over the brick walls. elsewhere across the city, mostly superficial. glass and window frames and a lot of that is already being cleaned up and repaired. within a week or so, there should be few physical scars left from this city's close encounter with the media. but it is likely to be something that people here will be talking about for some time to come. phil black, cnn, russia. >> make sure you stay there. i've got a great guest here, an astronomer will explain just what happened yesterday in russia. and he's got some pieces of space rocks that have made it to earth. it's a fascinating conversation coming up, so make sure you stay tuned. >>> i want to go now to the shocking news that an entire nation still can't believe really the entire world. south africa's national hero locked up in jail, charged with murder. and a surreal angle. a young woman shot dead by pistorius, a reality show she taped did go on television today as scheduled in south africa. the producers of the show say they consulted beforehand. it's one of those celebrity competition shows a well-k
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Feb 22, 2013 8:00am PST
the midwest is now headed toward new england. bus service suspended in downtown kansas city yesterday because of scenes just like that one. the city got more than a foot of snow. governs of both kansas and missouri declaring states of emergency. airports slowly getting back to normal today. this flight from denver got bogged down after landing in wichita, getting unstuck took a while but the passengers took it in stride. >> everybody was in really good spirits. we all chatted and had a good time. it got a little long, but for the most part everybody stayed in good spirits. >> by far the most entertaining delay i have ever had in my life. this is laughable to me. >> for the latest on where the weather storm is now. karen mcguinness joins us from the cnn weather center in atlanta. you see a baby stuck in an airport and you got to admire the smiles on face. >> just when you think spring is coming you get one of those winter storms. it is not the system but a lesser system than we were looking at 24 hours ago. look at these snowfall totals. i did see isolated amounts of 20 inche
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, schools are closed for a third day. parts of the city could get up to 26 inches of snow. this is on top of 22 inches the city got last week. the governor has extended a state of emergency declaration there. up to 19 inches of snow hitting jefferson, colorado. about 70 miles from denver. hundreds of flights were canceled in denver because of this weather. chad myers bringing all of this to us. what does it look like particularly in the texas panhandle? >> you know, it is really a mess. when i heard they were pulling the plows off the roads because it was too dangerous for the plows -- >> that's crazy. >> -- i thought, i grew up in buffalo, i've never heard of such a thing. then i saw the pictures and the white-out conditions. it was white out and dark before sunrise. it's still snowing in amarillo, in lubbock, woodward, elk city. witch tash wichita, you're getting snow. kansas city, you'll get it tonight. we're getting a crew out there as we speak because the snow will be very heavy at times. a live shot from the department of transportation in texas. this is i-27 north of lubbock. it up
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Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
linked to dorner. dorner's police badge was also found in the city. but dorner's shooting spree may have started days ago here in irvine. on sunday morning, monica quan, the daughter of a police official named in his manifest oh, was shot and killed along with her fiance while sit in their car. on wednesday, police officially named dorner as the suspect. quan, who was 27, was the daughter of retired los angeles police officer randall quan. in dorner's alleged online rantings, he blamed randall quan for mishandling the appeal for his termination. dorner lost his appeal in 2011. before monica quan was killed, dorner allegedly made this threat in his writings. i never had the opportunity to have a family of my own. i'm terminating yours. police here know what they are up against. neighborhoods are on lockdown, intersections sealed off. officers on edge. so much so that two undercover lapd officers opened fire on a pickup truck they thought was dorner's. turns out it was two women delivering newspapers. one was reportedly shot in the hand. the other in the back. but they'll be okay. meantime
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Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
will propose a city wide ban on plastic foam food packaging, in his final state of the city speech, part of an effort to increase the city's recycling rate. the mayor conquered transfats and is fighting against super sized sodas. >> no big shock on that one. >> especially those in the sire foam cups. >> that's a two-fer, you're in big trouble in new york if you do that. >>> lots of questions surrounding how the police handled the final standoff with christopher dorner. did they try to burn him out? former commissioner of the nypb bill bratton will join us next. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescr
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was hit hardest with some cities getting more than three feet of snow. 650,000 customers across the region lost power. and they're right in the storm zone. that is straight ahead as we go there. >>> first lady michelle obama is back in chicago, not far from the obama family home. she's there for the funeral of 15-year-old heidial pendal done the student shot and killed in a chicago park just days after performing at the ez's inauguration. police are offering a $40,000 reward for information. >>> and near houston, texas, police say one person was injured at an explosion this morning at an industrial plant. the facility houses a mix of gases such as nitrogen and hydrogen. it started a fire that filled is the area with heavy smoke. >>> in los angeles is, police are back using helicopters to find the ex-cop they accuse of killing three people already. one of those who was shot dead a police officer. billboards are showing christopher dorner's face. he says he wants revenge on those he believes cost him his job. we'll show you exclusive video of dorner during his days at the police acade
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Feb 4, 2013 4:00am PST
official last night, they had gone through a whole week with the stadium and city showing they could host an event of this magnitude. it not a gradient issue. this was about a piece of electronic equipment that monitors the electricity coming into the stadium. officials called it an "ab normality." really, it's just like in your house, when you have to go down to the basement and flip the switch again, that's what happened with the officials. they had to flip everything back open. lights slowly came back on. 34 minutes. a big delay for the ravens especially. right before, a kickoff return for the touchdown. right before that, the halftime show. and their offense hadn't been on the field for more than 80 minutes. you could see it affect the game. it became what had been a blowout, became a real nail biter, and the ravens managed to win. here is the winning quarterback talking about the very unusual night. >> unbelievable. just one of the things you have to deal with. you everyone, i'm sure down the road it will make for a better story. >> reporter: here is a statement for the mayor he
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Feb 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
can turn against each other. heaven forbid we have a dirty bomb in the city and food supply disappears and water supply disappears and you have to defend, you want to defend your family. i want as much -- i want to be able to defend my family and i have a right. >> in new york i was there when hurricane sandy happened. nobody felt a need to take an ar-15 to blow away looters. it wasn't like that. >> were they looting? >> it was limited looting. >> don't act as if new orleans looting was the same thing as was happening on a beautiful place in new jersey. totally different people. you had social economic conditions that are totally different. >> he cited sandy, not me. let me put this to you. what is your answer to the parents of sandy hook who had their children blown to pieces about how you are personally, through the instrument of your radio show, going to try and make america a safer place than it was? >> simple. first of all, we've got to be realistic that there always, whether it be in america, the uk or anywhere in the world, crazy people. i want to make sure that there
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Feb 2, 2013 6:30am PST
clear that we were failing, particularly in the inner cities. so we need to step up the amount we're doing that. a lot of people when it came to measurement thought it could just be the test scores. and so they made that the measure. it doesn't really tell you as a teacher what you need to improve. it's kind of just a raw measure. and so what we've shown through a lot of research we've gotten involved with is that you've got to have observations in the classroom where you look at how the teacher engages students. you've got to have student surveys. and then combine that with careful use of test scores to not just rank but to be very clear about what part of the practice they need to improve. >> you can check out more with bill gates on this week's "fareed zakaria gps." "fareed zakaria gps" airs every weekend, sunday at 10:00 and at 1:00 p.m. eastern. coming up -- >>> we must make hard choices to reduce the cost of health care and decrease the deficit. >> liberal economists talk about it more after the break. you ned to double-check the temperature on the thermometer, be ready. for hi
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Feb 12, 2013 1:00am PST
protection. >> and murder in chicago have the city in shock. the killing of a 15-year-old girl, gunned down just days after performing at president obama's inauguration. her funeral was yesterday. let's go to ted rowlands with >> reporter: they have made arrests arrests of two of them. they were both picked up on saturday night. they've now been charged with one count of murder and two counts of murder plus some weapons violations. michael ward according to police, the 18-year-old, has confessed to killing high dia pendleton by accident. he thought there were rival gang members in the group and opened fire. he didn't realize he was opening fire on a 15-year-old and her friends after they had just completed a final exam in high school. ward said that he got out of a car, shot the individuals under this overhang in a park, and then was taken away in a getaway car by williams. according to police, nobody stepped forward. the break in the case came from the police were getting leads and going out and actually finding witnesses that they will later bring in to trial. they say they do not have mu
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Feb 25, 2013 2:00am PST
conditions. the national weather service has issued urgent warnings. kansas city is expecting 9 to 15 inches of snow tonight into tuesday. the same system just left a blanket of white over much of colorado, cancelling hundreds of flights out of denver international on sunday. sam brownback is calling for drivers to stay off the road in his state. and he has worries this storm has the potential to be more dangerous. jennifer delgado live for us now. how bad is it this morning? >> it seems like we always are talking about some type of winter storm. you're right. we're talking about dangerous conditions setting up. you see the blizzard warning in place. across kansas, texas, new mexico, as well as missouri. we're going to see the winds really picking up as we go later into the afternoon and the evening hours. that means visibility is really going to be down. overall, we have about 17 states that are under some type of winter weather warning advisory. and it is going to be a bad one out there. look what's happening right now. we already are seeing storms moving through central texas, as w
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-- here's the clincher. as new york city burns. it's a bizarre video, to say the least. we know -- we think we know why they did it. because they feel a little left out. in the past few months north korea has seen countries and companies around the world take bold steps into the cosmos. north korea just got a rocket up, just one rocket up. maybe they're a little embarrassed about that, but that's not as embarrassing as north korea using a michael jackson song when they're trying to set fire to america. come on, there's currently a south korean guy setting fire to the charts if you really want to win over america and the south koreans, next time go with "gangnam style." >>> good evening. tonight a stunning statement about governor chris christie, a man who could one day be president or run for president. quote, i'm worried about this man dying in office. who says so? a former white house physician, no less, who says his luck may be rung out. chris christie himself. he's got the lowdown. sanjay gupta will join us for that. and gary tuchman investigating why people build bunkers. what dr
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donated my "sex and the city," it was like private, don't let anybody see this. i'm auctioning that. sarah jessica has graciously donated a purse from the show and -- please say that for me. >> hello, lover. >> very good. the shoes. >> how do you pronounce it? >> blaneks. >> what is mr. big doing for l valentine's day? >> i haven't figured that out. i better get going fast. i've been sort of working on this. >> you know when your wife says nothing, nothing, honey, you know not to fall for that, right? >> don't fall for that! >> i know that valentine's day is super important to the ladies so you can never fall for that. >> "the good wife" airs sunday on cbs. for information on the rain forest network, it's piersmorgan tonight.com and we'll link you up to where you can do the bitting. chris, thank you so much. have a great valentine's day when it arrives. we'll be right back. yo, give it up, dude! up high! ok. don't you have any usefull apps on that thing? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app allows you to quickly cal
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ship that lost power. they're using emergency generator power. >>> the city of la los angeles is offering a million dollar reward for a rogue ex-cop. chr christopher donner killed three people before disappearing. 50 officers and their family are getting around the clock protection until he's caught. even tonight's grammy's had extra security just in case. ] yeah, mon. come on! don't fret, me brotha. sticky bun come soon. ♪ yeah, wicked coffee, mista jim! julia, turn da frown de other way around! hey, dave, you're from minnesota, right? yes, i! da land of ten thousand lakes. the gopher state! so in conclusion, things are pretty dismal... you know what this room needs? a smile. who want to come with i? [ jimmy cliff's "c'mon, get happy" plays ] ♪ you guys are three minutes late. [ caribbean accent ] don't be no cloud on a sunny day! [ caribbean accent ] yeah, chill, winston. sir? respect boss man! [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] that's the power of german engineering. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announce
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. >> reporter: there have been no reports today. but the city of mobile is not waiting for anything like that to happen. they are going to have medical personnel here at the docks waiting and ready to perform any sort of curse ree examinations to provide anyone any kind of assistance that they need when they get off. there's been no reports of anyone needing that, however, as they arrive here. but that was just a precaution. we may be hearing some different stories once the ship arrives and we start talking to these passengers. but right now the city is just doing that as a precaution. >> we'll have live coverage here in "the situation room" tomorrow exactly at this time as that ship is scheduled to reach mobile. david, you'll join us as well. thanks very much. >>> so can a drink of water make or break a political career. >>> a u.s. senator possible presidential candidate, going to find out whether he likes it or not. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 is your old 401k just hanging around? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 consider if rolling it over to a schwab ira tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 might let you get more out of it
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Feb 5, 2013 8:00am PST
commissioner roger goodell. the new orleans city council says that it hopes to learn more friday at an emergency meeting with the power company entergy. we will keep you posted. of course baltimore ravens managed to pull out a victory despite a furious comeback by the 49ers. the ravens fans elated to celebrate with a super sized parade in downtown baltimore. look at the folks gathered, temperatures in the low to mid30s, the reason they have to wait longer than expected, christine romans and i just talked about it, they are all stuck in traffic. the parade is stuck in traffic. rene marsh reporting live for us right in the middle of it all. i don't know that i ever heard of this, seriously the victory parade stuck in traffic. >> reporter: they are. you know what, the fans, they are being very patient. you hear the music. there's a party going on. i'm sitting in joe flacco's hum v, this is the hum v he will be in when he goes through the parade rout. this is the good man that will drive him. we have members from the 175th maryland's national air guard. they are here as well. you know what
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means for the city and more, saturday, 4:00 p.m. eastern. i love, love, love beyonce. >> love, love, love. what a beautiful rendition of "the star spangled banner." >> she kind of came out there and said, take that, i can do it. >> we were right there when she was lip syncing. it was a great rendition. >> wolf does try to sing beyonce right there in the makeup room sometimes. >> all the single ladies. thanks very much for joining us. you can follow us on twitter @wolfblitzer, @katebaldu an. >>> up next, senators rough up chuck hagel during his confirmation hearing. a senior lawmaker is "outfront" to explain why he's voting against chuck hagel. and chuck grassley implies the video games, not guns, are the reasons for america's mass shootings. what role did the donations he received from the nra play? and another super bowl ad being called racist. we'll show you the ad. it's a near and dear to our heart topic. let's go "outfront." >>> and we begin right now, though, with breaking news. you are looking at pictures right now of mexico city. this is a live shot that you're watching from
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Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
developments live from vatican city. what have be learned in the news conference? >> reporter: good morning, john. in fact, father frederico lombardi is holding the news conference, and providing a few details. not a whole lot new. a few bits of information that are helping us to figure out what is going to happen here in the next few days. one of the things he said is that as you mentioned that there was no specific illness involved in the pope's decision to resign. he did say that the pope had had his pacemaker battery replaced recently. a normal operation, no problems. some of the italian press speculating that perhaps there was a problem with that operation. and another thing that they talked about was the idea that the pope's last general audience will be wednesday, the 27th of february and that will be the last big public audience before he resigned on the 28th, and i -- i'm willing to bet -- this is just speculation on my part, that most of the college of cardinals will want to be here for that. a chance to have a sendoff for the pope, a very public sendoff for the pope and then afte
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Feb 17, 2013 7:00am PST
outside the city and explosives were packed into a parked water tanker and remotely detonated. >>> in one of his final public appearances pope benedict xvi recited the angelus. he thanked the faithful for their prayers and asked them to pray for the next pope. benedict steps down at the end of the month and they'll select a new pontiff before easter. those are your headlines. >> mr. speaker, mr. vice president -- >>> president obama's state of the union speech contained nearly 6,500 words. now, look at this word cloud of his speech. the more often he used a word, the bigger it appears. jobs is by far the most prominent. he said the job or jobs 47 times. the president wants to create more jobs. so do most americans. so how to do it. i spoke with a man uniquely positioned to know. larry summers has been one of the world's leading economists for 30 years. he has served as treasury secretary, president of harvard and director of the national economic council. welcome, larry summers. >> good to be with you, fareed. >> so, the president wts to create jobs. everyone tells him this is
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Feb 18, 2013 11:00am PST
woods teed it up over the weekend at the palm city resort in south florida. despite the high profile outing, the game was off limits to white house reporters and photographers. >>> also, an idaho man just lost his job and has a lot of haters online after what he's accused of doing to a baby on board a flight to atlanta. >> sing twinkle, twinkle. >> this boy began to cry, the man called the child a racial slur and slapped him. and the man, he's a former executive of an aerospace and defense company. cnn's renee marsh has the story. >> reporter: jonah bennett is 19 months old and a curious ordinary toddler. but what allegedly happened on a february 8th flight from minneapolis was far from ordinary. jessica bennett says she and her adopted son were on delta flight 721 to atlanta in seat 28b and next to them, in seat 28a was this man, joe ricky huntley of hayden, idaho. >> he was just being rude and belligerent and i felt very uncomfortable. >> reporter: she says she even left her seat and stood in the back of the plane holding jonah for much of the flight. but she had to sit back down f
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, on a day like this when there's intense fighting in the city of damascus, that feeling that seems to be moving closer, the conflict is getting worse, it's something weighing more heavily on the minds of the people in damascus. >> fred, you've been in damascus for a few days. give us a sense how close the fighting is getting, right into the heart of the capital. >> well, i'll tell you something, wolf, today was the most intense fighting that we've seen since we got here a couple of days ago and people who have been speaking here from damascus say this is the worst fighting that they've seen since the conflict began more than two years ago. when they woke up, artillery was coming down pretty much the entire time. the past couple of days there's been a shell fired every five, six, seven minutes. today there was a barrage. i made it to a suburb south of damascus. when we made it there, we sort of filmed what was going on. you could just see plumes of smoke over that town. you could clearly see that a lot of very heavy ordinance had been dropped on that place and was continuously being dr
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Feb 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
, they'll take anybody that needs a place to stay. a lot of the cities in our region and across the area had been out there, i'm sure, even over the past few months because of the cold. with a different kind of outreach to the homeless as far as places they can go. >> okay. sara smith with the american red cross. we wish you luck. it's going to be a couple long days and we appreciate the work your crew is doing. and so many of you, we're appreciative of the pictures and videos, your i reports you're giving us. helping us. you are our eyes on the ground, in addition to our cnn crew. we're going to run through some of these i reports on the other side of the break. stay right with me. [ male announcer ] susan writes children's books. when she's happy, she writes about bunnies. when she's sad, she writes about goblins. [ balloon pops, goblin growling ] she wrote a lot about goblins after getting burned in the market. but she found someone to talk to and gained the confidence to start investing again. ♪ and that's what you call a storybook ending. it's not rocket science. it's just co
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Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
game. in this game was all miami, they beat oklahoma city by 10 points to win the seventh straight game. lebron was great again. scored over 30 points. 39 to be exact. but this is the shot that dropped his shooting percentage to 59%. which is 1% shy of extending his nba report to seven straight games. >> you had your 60% field goal percentage going until you jacked up that three in the shot clock. were you aware what that meant? >> no, i wasn't aware, but all good things got to come to an end at some point. you know, it was a good run. we got the win tonight and that's the most important. >> hey, mate. it's a kangaroo. look at this he lpga tournament in australia. it was delayed by what else -- yes, kangaroos. dozens of them bouncing up and down the fairway. play was actually stopped for a short time. you know, seeing the kangaroo ares, carol, got us thinking wondering if one of those kangaroos happened to pick up one of the player's golf balls would that player be penalized? we found out not, because the kangaroos, as you might be surprised in australia are not part of the golf co
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history. for almost a decade, irvine, california, has been known as the safest city in america. but in early february, this l.a. suburb was the scene of after terrible double murder. a crime at the time that offered no hint of the terror to come. >> call came out at 9:10 this evening at 2100 scholarship at a parking structure. >> february 3rd, 9:10 p.m. when irvine police responded to a tip and found keith lawrence and his fiancee monica kwan. both had been shot dead in lawrence's parked car. each had been shot multiple times. >> we are trying to figure out what happened. >> initially police had no motive and no leads. >> they get it in to lawrence. >> lawrence was a well liked former college basketball player who had just begun a law enforcement career as a university of southern california safety officer. and kwan, the daughter of a former los angeles police captain was a beloved assistant basketball coach at cal state fullerton. >> a really bright light was put out way too soon. >> the pair's senseless killing left a community in shock, and police searching for answers. three days l
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know people are happy. we're trying to redirect traffic that's coming into the city. off of some of our main freeways that are taking place. other than that, things are going well. >> we're looking at live pictures now, commissioner, and it appears to be people who are in track, some of those stopping cars. have you had any arrests? >> at the beginning we had a couple of arrests. yes, we have people who are running between cars and not causing problems other than jumping up and down. the bigger concern right now is not feeding more people to come in. if you can advise people we're not allowing more people in the downtown area. we're going to start redirecting them out and probably within the hour. until then we're going to celebrate and be happy that the ravens have won. >> thank you anthony batta, baltimore, maryland police commissioner. >> it's hour two. these guys have to get off the streets. it's been an interesting evening here on cnn reporting on this and seeing the blackout at the superdome. i'm not going to pretend i know everything about sports. i know a lot about news but
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Feb 21, 2013 2:00am PST
university has canceled classes and the kansas city international airport is cancelling some flights. kansas governor even shutting down state offices through friday morning ahead of the storm. cnn's aaron mcpike is live in witch ta wichita where it is coming down hard. >> reporter: you're right. it is coming down very hard and very fast. an hour ago looking out the window, you couldn't really see anything on the ground. it wasn't coming down that hard. but already we're seeing a lot of accumulation. what we do know is it's called a thunder snow. we're hearing a lot of thunder and lightning which is kind of weird. you don't hear that very often. at least not out here. this area hasn't seen a big snowstorm like this in about six years. so everybody needs to be very prepared. lots of cancellations. it's moving east, too, into nebraska. and so the big ten has already canceled the iowa-nebraska game for tonight and postponing that for saturday. lots of snow. >> you know it's serious when you have to cancel the iowaive in nebraska game. that's all i got to say. >> coming from the midwest,
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Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
be long on the streets of our cities. >> i couldn't agree with you more. as you know. but there are critics out there that say no way is there going to be a new assault weapons ban. are you going to take that or do you believe there is a prospect of achieving this? >> i've been on a mission and been a mayor and walked onto crime scenes. i've seen police outgunned. crime scenes with these weapons isn't like it is on tv. there is blood and matter spread all over the place. people, their bodies get hacked apart. i think the time has come to say enough is enough. if i can win this i don't know. if the people of america stand up. every single poll taken. has shown that move than a majority of people want this assault weapons legislation passed. the nra is very heavy. they lobby heavy. members may be frightened. it is time to stand up and do what is right for this country. i want to play for u you what he said he is so simple in the way that he says what he says. >> it was 9:04 when i dropped jesse off. the school clock, jesse gave me a hug and a kiss at that time. he said good by, i love
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Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
uniforms and displayed in a showroom in new york city with the goal of eventually selling in high-end department and specialty stores. they say that will put them on the cutting edge of functional fashion. now, look, i'm a fan of the post office. i love catalogs. the physical ones that clog my mailbox, i love them. it might not be a good sign when the people most associated with your clothing brand is that guy. the post office thinks they have a new take on fashion. the postal service spokesperson says yahoo news it will aim well beyond baseball caps, but wearable lex tronks. now, that's pretty cool because where are you going to find technology like that? well, except for almost every other jacket currently available. now, the post office doesn't have a reputation for being too speedy, so it might be a good idea to jump on a trend that was launched more than 30 years ago. what makes the post office so confident? maybe this. today we spoke with andrew burns, a retail analyst for da davidson. he said overall integrating technology into clothing is a growing trend. performance appar
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Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
of new york city. if it happens, we have quite an historic event that's going on. here's where the snow is right now. milwaukee and the like. here's where the rain is. this is the big rainmaker for the southeast. could be inches in places that have quite a bit of rain already. here goes the rain up the east coast. red spots there. that's 6 to 10 inches of rainfall along the northeast along the atlantic coast from bloomington up to parts of delaware. but here's where it gets interesting. when that rain gets up here where the cold air will be, that's where the connection has to happen. that's where the storm is going to spin. that's why there's a blizzard watch already. this is 36 hours before this snow even starts. that's why i'm so wishy washy. i can't say 1 to 12 because that's where the computers are. computers for new york city could be 1 inch with mostly rain. i'm going to show you one that will scare you. boston on this computer, 21 inches of snow. i think that's a pretty good number, especially for the berkshires. this computer says oh, my gosh, it's not going to warm up at a
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. >> i'm michael holmes. >> welcome to "around the world," we begin in vatican city. pope benedict xvi's final days in power filling up with a scandal. >> the top cardinal just resigned after four priests accused him of inappropriate acts. and the vatican in damage control mode after reports of network of gay priests at the vatican blackmailed by prostitutes. >>> fidel castro sworn in and announces this is his last go-round. he says he plans to retire in 2018, most likely to put an end of rule by castros. >>> and south africa, another pistorius facing charges in a woman's death, carl pistorius, the older brother of oscar pistorius, charged with culpable homicide after he was involved in a car axe deputy two years ago. >> they say carl pistorius was driving recklessly. he was to go to trial last week but that's been pushed back to the end of march because of the murder charges against his brother. >>> back to vatican city. where alleged sex scandal and intrigue swirling around the catholic church right now, happening just days before pope benedict xvi is stepping down. >> talk about
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america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. >>> we are here at the port in mobile, alabama where the carnival cruise ship is going to be coming in around two hours. it's 12 miles away from the dock. when it gets to the dock it's 100,000 tons, it has no brakes and it has to get into port. that's a process that's going to take some time. there are more than 4,000 people on board. when they get to the dock behind me, they're going to go along that gang way. then they're going to go into the cruise terminal, finish any kind of customs they have to do, passengers have been telling me that's been taken care of on this ship, then they're going to go into the parking garage where the buses will take them to galveston, texas seven hours away or new orleans which is three hours away. >>> erin, thank you very much. to call this a big night, a very busy night would be understating it. as we wait for that crippled cruise ship to come in, we have other breaking news. the remains have
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Feb 18, 2013 4:00am PST
president hit the links in palm city, florida. houston astros owner jim crane as well and the outgoing u.s. trade rep ron kirk joining the foursome. >> the type of thing, the president must have really, really wanted to play golf with tiger woods. i'm sure nobody on the white house staff thought it was a good idea and probably tried to maneuver around it. and that's why they didn't have pictures, the staff didn't want prick tou pictures. >> is that the moment where the president said, if you are so smart, why am i president? >> the administration talks about transparency. a lot of angry white house correspondents because they wanted to see photos of this outing. >> let him play golf. really? i'm sorry. >> i have no dog in the fight. i just ask the questions. >> if you want to play golf and don't want the press there? who cares. >> it shows there is kind of a new obama. another side of new obama. he's going to do what he wants, both in the way he conduct himself and also on a lot of policy stuff. really shown that there is a new boldness to him. he doesn't care what a lot of pe
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Feb 28, 2013 11:00am PST
minute helicopter ride from vatican city, the pope in his temporary home, his sprawling lakeside estate. he will remain here while his permanent home in an old mons r monstery is renovated. joining me now from vad can city, the villa from what i understand has been used by popes since 1626, mostly as a summer residence. you have been inside. i hear it's fancy. >> it's very impressive. as you said, 155 and 35 acres of very nice real estate overlooking the lake. on one side and on another. like almost everything related to the catholic church, it is full of history. it goes well back before 1626 and it used to be the home of one of the roman emperors. the summer home. there is an ancient roman amphitheater there. pope benedict xvi apparently had something of an environmental inclination and made sure that gandolfo had no carbon footprint. much of the food eaten there is grown there. they have their own olives and trees and cows and chickens to provide eggs and meat and so on. he will have a calm and quiet two months there. i spoke to the head of the man who runs that estate and he
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Feb 23, 2013 4:00am PST
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before one assumes t the sunday this march? >> greetings from dayton, to the eternal city. thank you for having me this morning. you know, i've said that what we need to be thinking is not so much about specific regions or about specific populations or the kind of qualities and characteristics that the church needs in a leader today. and, again, and again, you know, i believe that the church needs first and foremost a pastor that is able to, you know, to deal with the suffering, the divisions and the polar ruization that exists. secondly, the church needs a diplomat. a diplomat that will be able to address the globalized world that we live in. the human differences that accompany this world and the different kind of gifts and challenges that are presented today. and, third, you know, the next leader that the church needs is an administrator who can manage the goods of the household and can tap into the abundant gifts that exist in this church and exists within society in men and women of good will. >> how likely is it that any new pope will have a different sense of where the catholi
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represent my country next year in soshi. that's the russian city where the winter olympics are set to be held next february. >>> do you remember chris brown and his plea deal after he assaulted his famous girlfriend rihanna four years ago? that deal included 180 hours -- excuse me, days, of community service. but the los angeles district attorney is not so sure it was done right. and he wants chris brown to redo it. he calls brown's records quote, at best sloppy documentation, and at worst, fraudulent reporting. >>> out with the iron and in with the cat. this is all going to make sense here. monopoly has switched things up. hasbro announcing a brand new playing token just this morning. they let the fans weigh in and replace one of the tokens, so the iron is out, the cat is in, and thank god the thimble was saved for another decade. (phone ringing) good afternoon. chase sapphire. (push button tone) this is stacy from springfield. oh whoa. hello? yes. i didn't realize i'd be talking to an actual person. you don't need to press "0," i'm here. reach a person, not a prompt whenever you call c
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biggest cities. siemens. answers. >>> it is so good to share the morning with you. welcome back to cnn's "sunday morning." i'm christi paul in for randi kaye. bottom of the hour, hope sunday is okay for you so far. want to get caught up on what we're waving. in los angeles, people are showing support for cop killer christopher dorner. now, i want to clarify this for you because the group protested outside the l.a. police department yesterday and said while with a what dorner did was wrong by killing four people and injuring others, they do believe his claims of racism and unfair treatment by his former department, and the protesters say police corruption needs to be addressed. >> i think there are a lot of honest policemen out there trying to serve the people, but it is just atrocious what mr. dorner did, and we don't want it to happen again. >> dorner died from a single bullet wound to the head during a standoff last week. >>> an idaho man accused of slapping a fussy toddler and using a racial slur friday on a delta flight has been suspended from his job now. he's an executive with an a
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girlfriend. >>> this used to be the place to see and be seen in kansas city. today it is a smoldering ruin and a woman is still unaccounted for. >> we begin at this hour at the d.c. course where jesse jackson jr. son of the civil rights icon former congressman from chicago is pleading guilty to skimming, making shoveling money from his campaign kofers. we're talking $43,000 for a watch, furs and cashmere clothing. two hats worn by michael jackson, almost $10,000 for children's furniture and a football autographed by u.s. presidents. illegally diverted and due to be paid back. that's not all. lisa sylvester is outside the courthouse. we're talking about the possibility of jail time. >> reporter: that's right. in fact, the preceding are still going on as we speak. i just came out minutes ago. they are all inside the courthouse. he is in the process right now of pleading guilty. he faces one charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and making false statements. that carries a maximum of up to five years in prison and also a $250,000 fine. i can give you kind of a sense of what is
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to do that. >> he is now determined to open a tech shop in every major city in the country. to hope that new ideas and inventions will come of it, or at lot of fun. newton is not only achieving his own dream, he is giving others the power to achieve theirs. that's why we put him on "the next list." for more on agency change, check us out online, like us on facebook. i'm dr. sanjay gupta. hope to see you back here next week. >>> more jobs in january. a bull run on wall street and a rebound in housing all that should signal economic recovery is on the way, but with washington dysfunction standing in the way, is that a safe bet for you and your money. i'm christine romans and this is "your money." alli velshi is off this week. 107,000 new jobs added in january and unemployment rate rising. there's room for improvement, but it continues a trend now 28 months strong. a trend of more jobs added every month. stocks are soaring with the s&p 500, a good example of what americans are holding in their 401(k)s and iras crossing the 15 threshold for the first time since the dark days of the rece
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, connecticut, to dig out the city's schools from last week's blizzard. picking up a shovel earned the workers it 8.25 an hour. many told wfsb they're eager for schools to reopen. >>> come able comcast expects to own all of nbc universal. comcast already owns 51% of the media giant and is paying $17 billion for general electric's 49% stake. the latest deal was not expected until next summer. it will give comcast full ownership of properties including nbc's broadcast and cable networks and universal studios. >>> [ bell ringing ]. opening bell on wall street with the dow near an all-time high, stocks are poised to open higher just about an hour ago we learned retail sales climbed 0.1% in january, ringing the opening bell this morning are representatives of toronto based alamos gold incorporated which begins trading today under the symbol agi. we're back in a minute. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust yo
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. and the real tragedy is anybody in a big city in the united states, certainly in new york knows somebody who's adopted a russian child. it's an important program, and important for the kids. you know, i was listen earlier to the talk bit russians about how bad the program is in the united states. statistical analysis, there aren't a lot of reliable statistics on adopted children, but i think it's clear that in the united states, at least, we treat our adopted kids very, very well. and i'm sure the judge would tell you that you don't see too many cases involving russian kids in texas courts. there may be domestic problems, but not adopted kids in the foreign programs. >> i'm sorry -- i think it's important to know that this has been a large source of adoptions in this country. it is the third largest, russia behind china and ethiopia, number three is russia. to so to your point, we've had so many successful adoptions, and this is going to impact -- >> and i think everyone agrees, whatever the international issues, everyone wants to see it investigated fully and see what happens.
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the road or in the air, keep an eye on possible canc cancellations or closures. a lot of cities in the northeast will escape the worst of the snow, but it could still cause trouble. >>> washington state says the public is in no immediate danger although nuclear waste is leaking there at its hanford facility. after one tank was found leaking five more tanks have been found leaking. the governor says there is no immediate health risk but does acknowledge it's disturbing. >>> not even microsoft is safe from hackers, infecting a small amount of its computers with malicious software. it's investigating and says there's no evidence that customer data was stolen. hackers recently attacked apple and facebook. >>> police are on an intense manhunt for the occupants of a range rover involved in a las vegas shooting. shots fired from that car killed the driver of a maserati, which then crashed into a taxi. the taxi driver and his occupant were both killed. it caused a major piem pooilup on the las vegas trip. there were three other people inju injured. >>> nevada has legalized online interstat
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allegations about what may have been going on behind the scenes in vatican city. >> reporter: i will not abandon the church, benedict told the faithful in st. peter's square sunday, to the tens of thousands who listened and applauded, it was a sentimental farewell. but to investigative newspaper journalist, who has delved into alleged wrong doing at the vatican, benedict's words carried different significance. >> translator: dithis does not mean to abandon. it means to fight, she says. last sunday, he said we are fighting against the temptashzs of power. temptations that may have proven too strong for some. degregorio is one of two journalists who have reported on allegations of vatican corruption and blackmail of gay clergy members by male prostitutes. damning headlines in the rome daily, lurepubelicca, sex and blackmailed careers are behind benedict xvi's resignation. compromised perhaps to senior levels, says a writer for the news weekly pawn r laly panoram. the details allegedly contained in a secret dossier prepared by three cardinals investigating leaked and highly sensitive vatica
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Feb 27, 2013 11:00am PST
important of those running this country and indeed that being the state vatican city behind me. you're absolutely right to say he's, though, chosen as he moves on, one assumes the new pope, whoever that will be, will be in red shoes once again. he will be wearing brown loafers. it is a lovely little story in mexico, a little town in mexico, he was given a pair of brown loafers, which he absolutely adores and says that's what he wants to wear going forward. brooke? >> sartorial items aside, becky anderson, let's talk privacy. pope benedict said today that a pope has no privacy. how difficult do you think being pope of -- a leader of 1.2 billion catholics worldwide was for quite a private man? >> reporter: it's been, i think, very, very difficult. this wasn't a man who was particularly comfortable in front of crowds. today we saw him at st. peters square in the popemobile there, and he looks frail, looks old, but he seemed to be enjoying himself. john paul ii is very much a more engaging pope and not as much as a private man as benedict xvi is. he will leave here tomorrow around this tim
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Feb 14, 2013 10:00pm PST
around you. >> we had been living in tent city on the deck of the ship, so we're ready for a nice warm bed with a roof, electricity and running water. >> here? >> here tonight and heading home in the morning. >> where is home? >> oklahoma city. >> you're going to fly out of mobile? >> yes. >> how is the family, have you spoken to them? >> yes, we got texts out a few times when the other ships would meet us. we had cell coverage for a minute, so we got a few out, and we have talkin' to everyone. >> we can't get there fast enough. >> you probably apprec ate them in a way you didn't before, right? >> of course. >> yes. >> everything really that is important is in such focus in situations like this. >> that is so true. you're cut off, but you have to focus on what you have. so many people have spoken about this bond and about how they talked to people they never would have talked to, how they did things obviously they never thought they would have done. >> or spoken about. it was general conversation for a while. >> we were hearing, all sorts of things people don't want to talk about on te
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Feb 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
also killed. her family said that she saw the president's helicopter flying over the city of chicago. she went to a corner store to get a pop and some chips and was caught in gang cross fire. a senior in high school. her family said she wanted to be a lawyer. wolf. >> is it on track now, the gang violence, the deaths, the senseless killings that are going on in chicago right now, potentially to be even worse this year than last? because last was awful. >> reporter: yeah, it was. and yes, the answer to your question, if things continue as they have already this year in the month of january, 42 murders, that's the most in the month of january since 2002. if it continues at this pace, unbelievably, chicago will have more murders this year than even last. >> ted rowlands, thanks very much. this important note to our viewers. i'm going to be speaking with jenay mcfarland's mother about her family's tragedy, later tonight, 8:00 p.m. eastern, i'm filling in for anderson cooper on "a.c. 360." >>> shock at the apparent suicide of country star mindy mccready. her life sounded like the lyrics o
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